New Bulova watch ads 1940-1949

Submitted by OldTicker on October 23, 2012 - 9:03pm

Post your new Bulova watch ads from 1940-1949 here.

IMPORTANT: When adding adverts please try and also include the models referenced. This helps when searching the site.

plainsmen
Posted October 24, 2012 - 5:19pm

Chester Times, PA  September 5, 1946   Cool black lumi dialed Ambassador

plainsmen
Posted October 24, 2012 - 5:21pm

Chester Times, PA   January 9, 1948     -  Lexington & Du Barry

plainsmen
Posted October 24, 2012 - 10:10pm

T H E  R A N D O L P H (N.Y.)  R E G I S T ER    Friday, August 26, 1949    "Viking"

 
bobbee
Posted October 24, 2012 - 10:13pm

Wow!

plainsmen
Posted October 25, 2012 - 12:16am

GENEVA DAILY TIMES, FRIDAY, MAY 21,1948   "CAMBRIDGE"

William Smith
Posted October 25, 2012 - 7:34pm

If we do have a NAVIGATOR ad from the mid-1940's, I don't think it looks like this one.
From Bobbee  The Grosse Pointe Review, MI  December 19th, 1944

plainsmen
Posted October 28, 2012 - 4:29pm

NOVEMBER 1946 * CHESTER (PA.) TIMES   -   "American Eagle"

plainsmen
Posted October 28, 2012 - 5:04pm

BINGHAMTON PRESS Wed., May 7, 1947  -  Her Excellency Group.... from top right around the horn counter-clockwise.  Q, R, N, J, L, G, A (in box), S, T, V 

plainsmen
Posted October 28, 2012 - 11:58pm

Tonawanda, NY—Wednesday, December 21, 1948  -  His Excellency "KK" & "QQ"

bobbee
Posted November 6, 2012 - 6:34am

May 1947 ad. HER EXCELLENCY  "A", "C", "F" variants.

bobbee
Posted November 7, 2012 - 9:00am

Jan 1948 ad.

Confirms the Lexington.

bobbee
Posted November 19, 2012 - 5:24am

Aviator "B" and Aviator, presumably the "D" because of the price.

The "B" ad is from 1948 and the other is from May 1948.

bobbee
Posted November 18, 2012 - 5:42am

1948 ad.

New name "Gloria", no ads in drop-down for "Joy", nice pic of the "Chief".

bobbee
Posted November 18, 2012 - 3:12pm

December 1949.

There's your SHOREHAM confirmation.

plainsmen
Posted November 18, 2012 - 8:48pm

Binghamton NY Press 1948 -Squadron B

bobbee
Posted November 19, 2012 - 5:23am

Torrance Herald, December 12th. 1940.

The CHARLES.

bobbee
Posted November 19, 2012 - 6:58am

Torrance Herald, December 1946.

Confirms the AVIATOR, different paper, last one from NY this from CA.

bobbee
Posted November 21, 2012 - 4:02am

Another "TUXEDO" ad. Cedar Rapids Gazette, December 1949.

bobbee
Posted November 21, 2012 - 4:59am

Cedar Rapids Gazette, May 1949.

Brigadier confirmation.

bobbee
Posted November 21, 2012 - 6:41am

Cedar Rapids Gazette (Iowa). ad, October 1949.

VIKING confirmed.

bobbee
Posted November 22, 2012 - 5:23am

October 1946 ad.

These watches have been talked about for a while now, and I think this ad just about puts the subject to bed.

Government Surplus, named the Master Navigator Watch.

bobbee
Posted November 22, 2012 - 6:21pm

December 1949 ad.

New watch model, the "ANITA", 14K, 8 diamonds.

plainsmen
Posted December 11, 2012 - 8:16pm

North Tonawanda NY Evening News 1944  "Military Miss"

plainsmen
Posted December 12, 2012 - 12:41am

Uhmmmm holy smokes.  This ones going to cause some controversy and maybe a few watch name changes. 

Apparently... in the late 1940's... this version of the President became the... "His Excellency EE"

Brooklyn NY Daily Eagle 1947.   I guess now that I put some thought to it I've always wondered why we never saw any later 40's ad's for this President, though we've seen some of the models this late.

Also for edification this is the 2nd or third copy of this exact ad in New York State newspapers.

plainsmen
Posted December 12, 2012 - 12:56am

Binghamton NY Press Grayscale 1946 - His Exc Group

Bulova Tuxedo, Director, Treasurer, Statesmen, Ambassador, Princeton

Bulova  21 Tuxedo, Director, Treasurer, Statesmen, Ambassador, Princeton

bobbee
Posted December 12, 2012 - 7:28pm

1946 ad.

bobbee
Posted December 13, 2012 - 7:08pm

July 1946 ad from the NY Post.

New name, the "War Hawk".

JP
Posted December 13, 2012 - 9:23pm

Very nice job gang. Kudos to all.

plainsmen
Posted December 14, 2012 - 4:15pm

Binghamton NY Press 1947 - Men's Diamond Bulova

14k Gold Men's.... black diamond dial.... it's got those crazy shell lugs.  Unfortunately no name, but at least we know it's legit!

bobbee
Posted December 16, 2012 - 6:42pm

December 1940 ad.

Farragut. Another. Looks like the two-tone dial version of the Westchester.

plainsmen
Posted December 16, 2012 - 11:39pm

Niagara Falls NY Gazette 1946 May-Jul President H  -  President "H" Confirmed

bobbee
Posted December 17, 2012 - 12:28pm

1940 ad.

Senator "A".

bobbee
Posted December 18, 2012 - 6:26pm

October 1947 ad.

New name "MEDICO". Looks like a military style, 4 hands?

Could this be the name for the one-button Chronograph?

bobbee
Posted December 18, 2012 - 9:54pm

December 1946 ad.

bobbee
Posted December 21, 2012 - 6:26am

New name SKY HAWK. 1941 ad.

bobbee
Posted December 26, 2012 - 10:06am

New name. Miss Air Warden. May 1942 ad. Greenville Record Argus, PA.

bobbee
Posted December 27, 2012 - 1:14pm

1946 ad.

Confirms the CAMBRIDGE.

 

bobbee
Posted December 27, 2012 - 2:07pm

December 1949 ad. Very poor res. the DRAKE, the ladies RADCLIFFE and CHARMER.

bobbee
Posted December 27, 2012 - 3:05pm

October 1942.

New MINUTE MAN.

Confirms MISS AIR WARDEN.

bobbee
Posted December 30, 2012 - 4:01pm

This 1947 Billboard ad is for "Rebuilts", all rebuilt Bulovas.

bobbee
Posted December 30, 2012 - 4:26pm

August 1948 "Billboard" ad.

Cheeky "Replicas"!

And more rebuilt/reconditioned Bulovas from March 1948.

bobbee
Posted January 29, 2013 - 11:32am

December 1949 ad.

bobbee
Posted January 30, 2013 - 7:23am

May 11th, 1945 ad.

Brand-new name, the "Air Cadet". Looks like it has hooded lugs, 17 jewels.

plainsmen
Posted February 8, 2013 - 10:39pm

San Antonio Express November 27, 1949

Here it is boys... the Douglas with the etched case.... I give you the:

AERONAUT

plainsmen
Posted February 8, 2013 - 10:49pm

Yuma Daily Sun December 21, 1948

14k "Patriot" and His Ex "DD"